Norton Sound Education Summit: Our Education, Our Cultures, Our Time

The Norton Sound Education Workgroup is working with Northwest Planning to host a 2015 Education Summit with the theme of Our Education, Our Cultures, Our Time.

With the goal of improving educational opportunities and outcomes for students from Early Head Start through Post-secondary Education in the Norton Sound region, a number of entities have come together to form the Norton Sound Education Work Group and organize a regional education summit in Nome this coming October 9-11, 2015.

Registration and more information available at the Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation website — www.nsedc.com

College Fund Announces Early Childhood Education Partnership at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

Here, from the American Indian College Fund.    An excerpt:

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced a Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Commitment to Action for its partnership with the Brazelton Touchpoints Center today at CGI America’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. The organizations will work together to provide early childhood training for teachers and service providers in underserved rural Native American communities. Both organizations are committed to raising both funds for the program and awareness about the challenges facing Native families regarding early learning and care opportunities.